None are more taken in by flattery than the proud, who wish to be the first and are not.
Quote by Baruch Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza Quotes
Desire is the very essence of man
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Sin cannot be conceived in a natural state, but only in a civil state, where...
We feel and know that we are eternal
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn...
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion
Desire is the very essence of man.
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no...
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and...
As nature preserves a fixed and immutable order; it must clearly follow that miracles are...
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine...
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason...
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate...
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long...
Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived.
Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor...
Music is like girlfriends to me; I'm continually astonished by the choices other people make.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.